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May 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
quote against every in the country everyone in the united states. and they started by taking commercial data in from at&t on everyone approximately 3 oh
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May 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
quote in the country everyone in the united states. and they started by taking commercial data in from at&t on everyone approximately 3 oh 20 million calls a day were recorded by this device. that was just the initial participation. >> can i interrupt for just a
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
will be flying to berlin. and a few days later, he will become to the united states to attend the g-8 summit hosted by president barack obama at camp david. and that will also be very important international test that president hollande will be facing very soon in his presidency. >> we're talking about europe's challenge to austerity. independents 202-628-0205. if you're calling from outside the united states today, we hope that you will, 202-628-0184. as always, we'll be taking your tweets, looking at your e-mails and the conversation continues on facebook. our first call comes from spokane, washington. mary on our line for republicans. you're on "the washington journal." go ahead. >> ye >>. >> caller: yeah, here in the united states, we have the same issues you're having over there, but your countries always seem more on the ball to listen to the people. and i was wondering why -- i always suggested how come you guys go to the people and ask their opinion or like i suggested here in the state, there's a lot of people in the united states that are intelligent. they just can't physically wor
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
interest in the united states and he said his message in washington was the united states is one budget deal away from being restored on the world stage. and i think -- and he was also saying that some countries in east asia were saying, look, don't spend your time with the united states. we're going to be the next power you know, so pay attention to us. and it's a challenge for the united states on how to deal with that. so frankly, you know, my feeling is that whether it's a question of the united states' ability to be a strong economy, to be innovative, to support foreign affairs budget, whether it's security issues, it has to start at home and i think that's a key issue of trying to restore the fundamentals of u.s. growth which include dealing with the spending and debt and deficit policies. not relying solely on monetary policy as we've largely been doing because if you rely on monetary policy for a long time, you plant the seeds of other problems. i don't only mean the fiscal issues. it's also what i find interesting now and what i experience with the world bank is that because i
CSPAN
May 7, 2012 11:30pm EDT
, it covers economics. it covers the environment. and you know, if you just take the united states, you know, it's 4% of the world's population. you know, 20% or more of the world's economy. you got an interest in what's happening out there, whether it's from your own sense of ethics or whether it's your economic or security self-interest. so institutions like the world bank help address some of those problems and help not only improve the lives for people in those countries but thereby can come back and help europe and the united states japan, canada and others. >> obviously you're talking to a converted audience in terms of international audience with the desire to link ourselves together and create a common good both in the developed world and developing world. so i throw it open to a question. if you could raise your hand, identify yourself and don't be shy. i know it's always hard to get the first one out there. got one over here. looks likes an interaction staff person which was not a plant. >> no, not a plant. is this on? >> yeah. >> yes, thank you so much for your comments. i'm ken w
KCSMMHZ
May 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
's now waiting at a beijing hospital for a possible move to the united states. the deal was reached after days of tense negotiations between the u.s. and chinese officials. today, we look at how the two major powers negotiated a diplomatic mine field. >> reporter: a blind man escapes house arrest in shandong province and the crisis meetings begin. civil rights activist chen guangcheng slipped past his guards on april 22nd. four days later, he sought sanctuary at the u.s. embassy in beijing. chen had campaigned against forced abortions under china's one child policy. he complained of illegal detention, beatings and persecution of his family. his internet protest couldn't have come at a worse time for chinese authorities. just days before, they had talks with washington. but u.s. officials were equally keen to avoid a diplomatic confrontation. they need cooperation from china on hostile economic and strategic issues, not least in tackling nuclear programs of north korea and iran. on may 2nd, u.s. officials announced they had worked out a deal with the chinese government. chen was transferre
CSPAN
May 7, 2012 8:00pm EDT
station. he said three sthings, two of them were, it is very clear to the world that the united states has lost and that's why the united states as everyone knows, the united states is begging the taliban to come -- just sit down and negotiate with us. please. we know you've murdered thousands of americans. we get that. that's ok. just sit down with us. we'll keep releasing you murdering thugs if you just agree to sit down with us and talk. we'll even buy you a wonderful office in qatar so you will have international international prestige to spread whatever goodwill you wish to spread. that would be known, mr. speaker , the president would pay attention, that would be known as radical jihad. that is what they wish to spread. here's a news report today from foxnews.com from kabul, the u.s. has been secretly releasing captured taliban fighters from a detention center in afghanistan in a bid to strengthen its hand in peace talks with the insurgent group, the "washington post" reported monday. who in the world has ever studied history comes around and says we are releasing the murdering thugi
CNN
May 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
to blow up a passenger jet bound for the united states. a u.s. counter terrorism official tells cnn the explosive device is similar to the one used by the would-be underwear bomber. just like that bomb, there one did not contain metal, which raises real questions about whether it could have gotten passed airport security. as of yet, the person who had developed that bomb had not yet bought a ticket. here's defense secretary, leon panetta. >> what this incident makes clear is that this country has to continue to remain vigilant against those that would seek to attack this country and we will do everything necessary to keep america safe. >> fran townsend is cnn's national security contributor, a member of both the dhs and cia external advisory boards. chad sweet is a former dhs and cia official, also the cofounder of the chertoff group, a global security firm. good to see both of you. fran, i know you've been reporting on this throughout the day. we're hearing now that there could have been this bomb and other bombs, perhaps. how close of a call was this? >> you know, the official i s
CSPAN
May 7, 2012 9:00pm EDT
of this evening, ann-sofie moto, paul pullman, and the list of men and women in the united states armed forces, and his royal highness prince harry. this is really distinguished company indeed. [ applause ] general colin powell, maestro andrew previn, honorable members of the congress, excellencies is, members of the diplomatic core, participants, ladies and gentlemen, thank you as well for your warm welcome. and thank you to the board of the atlantic council, chairman hagel and president kempfe for this honor. i take it as a symbol of the partnership of the united states, the united nations, and on behalf of all the staff and peacekeeping operations staff. and imhumbly accept this honor. seldom if ever has our principles been more relevant. seldom if ever has this partnership been more vital than at this moment. ladies and gentlemen, we just celebrated and commented the list of men and women of u.s. armed forces. as the secretary general of the united nations, my thoughts are with more than 120,000 u.n. peacekeeping operation staff from more than 120 countries, contribution countries who are
CNN
May 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
flight coming into the united states. that was foiled two weeks ago. the investigation is still unfolding. a short time ago we heard from white house chief adviser or counterterrorism. the big question how worried should we be that this bomb and others like it would not be detected by current safeguards. >> this i.ed was a threat from the standpoint of the design we've been able to determine and so now we're trying to make sure that we take the measures that we need to to prevent any other type of ied from getting through security procedures. >> so will ramped up vigilance mean new security measures again for u.s. travelers? a former assistant director of the fbi is in washington. good morning, tom. >> good morning, carol. >> a lot of people are about to board airplanes, are they safe? >> i think they're no safer than they were before all of this happened. the second thing i would like to add is there's nothing new in any of this. richard reid got on airplane with explosives similar undetected. the underwear bomber undetected boarding an airplane in amsterdam bound for the united states.
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
and not a member of the united states marine corps. i wish i had one of those extinguished insurgencies because i walked out -- i missed part of the session because the taliban just issued two statements as this conference was going on. so this is very ongoing, i have to tell you, it's very much ongoing. including the taliban under the title of this symposium, war termination, how terrorists and radical group ends raise as couple of issues. first the taliban of al qaeda have never been designated themselves as a terrorist organization by any entity, although individuals within the organization have been designated of terrorists, the organization of the taliban has not been designated as such. secondly, because their affiliation in playing host to collide yaal qaeda, the talibane largest targest what we used to call the global war against terror. yet after a decade and a half, they have emerged i would even argue as a more stronger and more if not effective, more important political and military organization today. so the taliban currently neither a terrorist group nor coming to an end. however, t
FOX News
May 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
qaeda and foiled the plot to blow up a united states bound airliner. the mole got inside access to a key bomb cell in yemen and we are told he gained the terrorists trust and turned on them. the new and sophisticateed underwear bomb not hands of the united states agent. this appears to an big victory for united states intelligence because this are few known instances of u.s. supplies infiltrating a terrorist group. and the spy is reportedly safely out of yemen now, but sources tell fox there could be more bombs out there. the suspected mastermind is a yemen-based bombmaker who set his own brother on a suicide mission to kill a saudi prince. with a device implanted inside his body. it is also suspected of a failed 2010 cargo plant and a failed christmas day bombing a year earlier, and this was an upgrated version of the bomb, with no metal, a bomb that, right now, is said to be not hands of f.b.i. experts at a laboratory in virginia and trying to answer a key question. could this have gotten past airline security? catherine is on the story like in washington, dc this on, and a spy helped
LINKTV
May 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
: thomas moran embarked on his first trip to the west in 1871. the united states at the time was still recovering from the ravages of the civil war. americans turned with hope to the western frontier. by painting the pristine grandeur of these remote places, moran enabled 19th-century americans to visualize a magnificent landscape most would never see. his paintings transformed their perceptions of the west. from 1867 to 1879, the united states government sponsored four western expeditions, now known as "the great surveys." of all the ais who accompanied them, ne is more associated with the surveys than thomas moran. the watercolors he brought back from wyoming, the first color images of yellowstone, played a key role in the creation of the national parks system. yellowstone had long been familiar to american indians, mountainmen, traders and travelers. legendary,eemingly unbelievable stories made their way east. the canyon was said to be a "fearful chasm the river a "frightful torrent," the sulfur springs wre "diabolical," the place where "hell bubbled up." while the eruption of old f
FOX News
May 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
's stake could make him worth $25 billion. the united states border patrol is unveiling a new national strategy. it makes no minutes of the bush administration's border fence. that is out. they are not coming over here now. the number coming from mexico and going to mexico is the same. why not break out the drones? drone them. the united states border patrol has the ability to deploy a drone anywhere in a matter of hours. and the prime suspect in the disappearance of the american teenager, natalee holloway may face trial in the united states. new details. [ donovan ] i hit a wall. and i thought "i can't do this, it's just too hard." then there was a moment. when i decided to find a way to keep going. go for olympic gold and go to college too. [ male announcer ] every day we help students earn their bachelor's or master's degree for tomorrow's careers. this is your moment. let nothing stand in your way. devry university, proud to support the education of our u.s. olympic team. ♪ wer surge, let it blow your mind. [ male announcer ] for fruits, veggies and natural green tea energy... ne
MSNBC
May 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
this to say. >> i do not comment on specific classified operations other than to say that the united states engages in a number of operations to go after al qaeda and their militant allies. their terrorist allies who would try to attack the united states. what this incident makes clear is that this country has to continue to remain vigilant against those that would seek to attack this country. >> we'll have the latest on this story at the top of the show. plus, debating gay marriage. it was a great case of tell me what you really think. yesterday vice president joe biden came out in favor of same-sex marriage. it's assumed he was speaking for himself, not for the president. opposing gay marriage is no longer a slam dunk for republicans. americans' attitude towards gays and gay marriage are changing incredibly fast. but, how biden's from the heart declaration will affect the election is anyone's guess. also, president obama kicked off his re-election campaign this wct weekend by rejecting the question, are you better off than you were four years ago? he said the right question is, where are
MSNBC
May 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> is that what you believe? you're comfortable with same-sex marriage? >> i'm vice president of the united states of america. the president sets the policy. i am absolutely comfortable with the fact that many marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual are entitled to the same right, all civil rights and liberties and i don't see much of a distinction beyond that. >> in a second term will this administration come out behind same-sex marriage? >> i can't speak to that. i don't know the answer to that. >> you can see in his response there at the end to the question of second term policy making that he thinks he might have gone too far. perhaps minutes after the remarks on sunday senior obama campaign advisor tweeted what vp said that all married couples should have the same rights is potus's position which is not exactly true. he didn't just say that gay couples have the same right, he said they should be able to get married. the reason the obama campaign was in a rush to assure everyone that news was not made because the president is not a supporter of the freedom to marry. despite a 1996
CSPAN
May 7, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. it was a privilege for me to fly alongside members of the united states armed forces. their professalism and dedication to the values we hold dear are inspirational. i would personally like to congratulate marine sergeant major brian bataglia. i hope i said that right. he is to receive an award tonight recognizing the united states armed forces contribution to freedom. using our fortunate position, william and i have sought to change the challenges, to help mobilize, support and resources for them. we have tried to do what we can to ensure our servicemen and women and their families leave the military with purpose, hope and confidence. whether in their working environments or the wider community, these fine people, examples to us all, have an invaluable contribution to make. last year, i struggled to keep up with four british soldiers who i join ed for part of their expedition towards the north pole. each of these men had been gravely wounded on the battlefields of afghanistan. theirs was the faster team to reach the pole that season and at this very moment, another team of our wounded a
CNBC
May 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
there. tell me about how this impacts the united states, in your view? >> well, i think it's pretty clear that the european is slowing. it's going to affect our growth this year and it's going to affect our growth in the future. but, secondly, when you look at the problems that europe has from a financial standpoint and their debt load, we're next. i mean, the picture is as clear as it can be. when i look back over the last year and a half, the president and i were unable to come to an agreement to take a significant chunk out of our long-term debt. it is a real concern and it's a real problem but you can't address these problems from congress alone. you need a president who will lead and the president is not leading. >> what is your plan if the euro starts to deteriorate further and then the euro zone along with it? >> well, i don't know that congress has a plan other than we're not gsh we're not in for more stimulus bills and we're not in for more bailouts. i can tell you that, that the u.s. house of representatives will not go there. and it's time for europe to deal honestly with
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
things significantly more a-derived from tar sands from alberta canada across the united states for exports. the state department has made it clear that it is committed to a rigorous, transparent and thorough review of the permit. section 204 of the house bill needlessly circumvents -- provide -- the american people of the opportunity for input into the process. this section should not be included in the conference report. especially since the bulk of the natural gas is going to be exported out of our country anyway. allowing such a pipeline to dissect the united states comes with environmental risks, all born by the united states. to balance these risks, and to make good on the repeated claims of job creation, i urge the conference to require that any oil transported through the pipeline should be approved in the united states for sale. if we are to bear the environmental burden of this project, we should reap the economic benefits as well. they should be tied together in a neat package. not satisfied with curtailing public input and thorough review of the keystone projects, th
PBS
May 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
:00 in the morning in singapore. >> 2:00 in london. welcome to newsday. officials of the united states say they and their allies have disrupted a plot to bomb an airliner. it was to be carried out around the anniversary of the killing of osama bin laden. it was used in a failed attack over detroit in 2009. good >> this is a remnant of the underwear from design to blow up an airplane over detroit on christmas day, 2009. it failed to detonate fully. officials say a more sophisticated bomb was to be used in the latest hot, and this is what would have happened if gone off sabihad properly. it is not confirm if the latest on contains the same explosives. it is being examined by the fbi. the defense secretary giveaway few details about the case. >> i do not comment on specific classified operations other than to say the united states engages in a number of operations to go after all kinda -- al qaeda and their militant allies. this country needs to remain vigilant against those who would seek to attack this country, and we will do everything necessary to keep this country saves. >> it is not cle
CNN
May 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
bound for right here in the united states. cnn national security contributor fran townsend is in new york. the fbi has the bomb, what do we know about it, what are they looking for? >> first what they're looking for, one, is it petn, the same high explosive odorless that can be put in a putty used both with in the underwear bomber, abdulmutallab and the cargo plot. and so all those bombs were made by al asiri, in the process in the last few years of training others to make such bombs. can they link this back to him they want to know. is it the same explosive petn. second, one is the detonation device? we've heard over and over the detonation device in the underwear bomber is what failed to let his bomb explode. did they improve that? there have been some different things done to this particular device, and they will really analyze the detonation piece to see whether or not they believe this would have been successful. those are the two keys, what they're looking for. john, sources said to me, there's a debate whether or not they'll release the photographs of the bomb. they have them
FOX News
May 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
session, i believe that he is going to sign a series of treats that will bind the united states hand in foot for decades and get them ratified by the lame duck senate. one of them is coming up for ratification the in june. it's called the lost, united states is obliged to share half of the oil royals up to 200 miles with a new u.n. based sea bed authority. which will distribute the money to 160 nations. >> sean: i read this in the book. why isn't anybody stepping up and say what you say in this book. >> all of these have a fig leaf. oh, freedom of the seas. point that the united states navy does a very good job of guaranteeing that. >> sean: that is our territorial waters? >> in this treaty it provides that the sea bed authority may take action to prevent pollution of the ocean. pollution includes thermal pollution. this authority could ban carbon emissions in the united states so we don't heat up the ocean. by the way, i ought to note the republicans that are going to be leading the fight for this treaty is richard lugar. the reason they are ratifying in june and not today, if he di
FOX News
May 7, 2012 9:00pm EDT
will be doing tomorrow. >>> that is why i'm running again for president of united states! >> sean: joining me now is reaction of the author of a brand-new book, "called" screwed author dick morris. >> sean: it's not about the campaign in many ways it is. i thought robert deniro had a pretty good line i think he is going to do better the next four years. let's look at these pictures. compare this empty, look at this. floor is empty, as well. let me compare that to 2010. you soo can see on the left side of the screen, the place is packed. look at that. is that not a big indicator in and of itself. >> it's been a huge change in the last four weeks in president obama's image. he was always in trouble now, its disaster. the reason it is a disaster he has lost the one thing that was holding him up, personal popularity. i just did a poll in michigan of 500 likely voters. normally you pass polls in other states. his personal favorability was 01-15 points above but now it's even. people have stopped liking him. the kind of speech making is not presidential. it's not dignified. it's not what the presid
PBS
May 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
and they will continue to work hard to inflict damage to the united states. fortunately, our intelligence community and the c.i.a. have their eyes on the ball in yemen and it's a great success what they were able to do in the last 24 hours. >> warner: michael leiter, let me ask you, when john brenner said today "this i.e.d. was a threat from the standpoint of the design," what is he talking about? >> well, this bomb and also the bomb that the bomb maker asiri is probably responsible for back in 2009, the first underwear bomb and then the printer cartridges bombs that were detected in 2010 represent a real challenge for screening. with no metal pieces at all, a standard magnetometer, metal detector, won't detect that. so what you have to have instead are much more advanced screening techniques at airports to find that. fliers see that all the time here in the united states now. they're less prevalent overseas. of course we need to make sure the same techniques that we know are working here are applied overseas as well. what i would also add, margaret, is none of these detection methods are perfect.
MSNBC
May 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
forward. we will finish what we started. god bless the united states of america. >> with two new polls out today, the issue of the day is marriage equality. a new poll shows romney at 48% and president obama at 47% while a u.s. today gallop poll of 12 key swing states has president obama at 47 and romney at 45%. an amendment that would ban same sex marriage in the state would be on the ballot tomorrow. president obama quietly registered his opposition to the amendment two months ago in a written statement put out by his north carolina campaign spokesmen. but what joe biden said on meet the press yesterday put marriage equality in the center of the campaign today. >> is that what you believe? >> that's what i believe. >> are you comfortable with same sex marriage now? >> look, i am vice president of the united states of america. the president sets the policy. i am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying men, they are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights and liberties. i don't see much of a distinction beyond that. >> in a second term, wo
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for the united states, and that is a role that is far and beyond politician. -- politicks. citizens -- the department of justice is withholding documents. madam chairwoman, it should not have come to this. there are basic questions that the people in congress should have the right to have answer. who approved the tactic of gun walking? why was the criminal chief advocating for the tactic of gun walking on february 4, 2011, in mexico which is the very same day a demonstrably false letter was written to united states senator chuck grassley denying the tactic? on the very same day one is advocating for it, a letter was sent on department of justice letterhead denying the tactic. how did it ever get drafted and sent on d.o.j. letterhead? was gun walking alluded to in the wiretapping applications? and if so, who missed it? when the president said he did not approve of fast and furious and neither did eric holder, how did he know it? he said that in march of 2011. these are but five questions in a we do not have the answers to despite one solid year of asking. so, madam chairwoman, this
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is not enough. but it's a start. the united states will only be able to sustain a leadership position around the world if the resources are there in our society to produce a society that others want to emulate. without the authority that comes from exceptionalism, earned american exceptionalism, we cannot do good for other countries. we cannot continue to be a beacon of hope for the world to aspire to. we cannot produce future generations who believe in their heart that this is the best way to govern a people. [ aplaz ] i realize this calls on a lot of our leaders and people. i plead guilty to that. but i also plead guilty to balanced budget an optimist. we will all ultimately benefit if the challenge is met. i believe it's possible to have leadership that understands what's happening in new jersey is not just because our ideas are right -- and by the way they are -- i tell my staff all the time after we've had a big victory, i gather them together in my office and fortunately for us, we've had plenty of them. i tell them all the time, remember the first reason and the most important reason
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 7:30pm EDT
of the first amendment in the united states and public policy relating to the press. so that's where -- that's sort of my lode stone as i think about this. i've also been connected to the press in a variety of ways, including my father owning, running a small newspaper. and i sit on the board of the washingt washingtonpost companies. i've watched the evolution of the press from about one where there was a monopoly or at best an oligolopoly. and i think to the credit of journalists and press institutions, those very favorable and privileged positions in the country were ulgts it'sed to deepen the quality of journalism. so many of the great journalistic institutions we have in the united states -- "washington post," "new york times," so on -- really developed their expert deals in areas of law and science and medicine and economics in the 1970s and '80s as monopoly profits, as it were, made it possible to do that. of course, the internet has undermined that profitability. and one of the consequences of this, a very sad consequence, is the decline in foreign coverage, foreign news. the closing
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 11:30am EDT
on the dual mandate. i believe that the dual mandate has served the united states well, and that it would be a mistake to restrict the fed's policy actions to fostering stable prices alone. i'd like to make clear at the outset, mr. chairman, i believe in a strong independent central bank. without a strong independent central bank, functioning to mitigate academic and financial instability, i believe the united states would have a weaker, far more chaotic economy and lose its leadership position in the global economy. the objective of academic policy, including monetary policy should be a rising standard of living for most people over the long run. controlling inflation is a crucial element of the larger objective, because high and especially rising inflation is a serious threat to sustained growth. i believe the dual mandate is simply a reflection of what average citizens ought to expect their central bank to do. l let the economy create as many jobs as possible but don't let inflation interfere with that job growth. dm economists translate that common sense exhortation into monetary poli
NBC
May 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
was actually an informant cooperating with intelligence services friendly to the united states. this case has raised a lot of issues all over again about our airline security, about how strong al qaeda still is these days, and about how many more of these could be out there. it's where we begin tonight with our justice correspondent pete williams in our washington newsroom. pete, good evening. >> by all accounts, this is a remarkable success for the intelligence agencies of the united states and its allies, they managed to insert a critical informant into the very heart of the terror group that's considered the number one threat to the united states. al qaeda's offshoot in yemen. administration and intelligence officials say by t time this most recent plot was in its final planning stages, the u.s. and its allies were able to follow it in detail. but the terrorists in yemen did not know at the time these officials say is that the person they chose to be the suicide bomber was actually an informant. someone who agreed to cooperate with an allied intelligence service. members of congress declin
CSPAN
May 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
gone -- in the united states is at the highest level in 50 years, and the incidence of the return of measles in this country is the highest level in 15 years. childhood im-- immunizations are important to keep hurt kids healthy and safe. there is money in this prevention fund which the house republicans want to cut out calling it a slush fund, to be used for diabetes prevention. mr. president, you can't pick up a newspaper or a magazine without reading about the incidence of obesity, the growing number of overweight children, and the increasing incidence of diabetes among our children. in fact, forms of diabetes that used to be confined to adults in america are now being found in children in america. and these children have to be treated with pretty powerful drugs to overcome this disease of diabetes. so the house republicans say let us reduce the amount of money we are using for public education and treatment to reduce the incidence of diabetes and instead spend it on student loans. what a faustian bar began that -- bargain that is. what a bargain with the devil that is, put at r
CNBC
May 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
th, if that's a change in policy with this government, united states government specifically, i think you'll see capital flows increase to the united states. there will be a capital flow here naturally, that will speed itself up and expedite about in fact there's a change this government. >> i think you have to look at good companies especially those paying hivedividends. >> okay. guy, thank you. getting some support about that guy alex trebek. like when a player gets something wrong, have you ever looked at -- i would be afraid to say something wrong. some of the looks you get from him. he scolds people. but he knows the answers. they give him the answers. in a doesn't allow being to look down on people that don't know the answers and to practice the pronunciation. >>> coming up, from spocks to ca stocks to commodities. why the market isn't accurately accounting for oil market demand. that and more. but first yesterday's winners and losers. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about fees. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 there are atm fees. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 account service fees. tdd# 1-800-345-2550
CNN
May 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
devices inside printer cartridges on airliners bound for the united states. this by all accounts appears to be another attempt in that direction with a much more sophisticated detonation technology. we don't know a lot about that. but this is their latest effort by al qaeda to get past u.s. and international security screening and get a device on an airliner bound for the u.s. it is the hallmark of one particular one. he's working with al qaeda in yemen. he's done this technology before. he's in the cross hairs of the united states. kyra? >> we're going to talk more about him with nick in a second. but barbara, it took two weeks for this story to get out. a number of reasons we would probably assume why that happened. what are your sources telling you? >> well, you know, actually it was congressman mike rogers, chairman of the house intelligence committee who this morning in washington did raise the prospect of how did all this information leak out. we must give credit to the associated press, which broke the story originally, but the question is, you know, if it was two weeks ago, was i
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May 7, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. what can we do to produce jobs here in the united states. >> whether we like it or not, multinational corporations don't have duties to nations, they have duties to their shareholders. so we need a tax and regulatory climate that is more certain, more competitive. we need fewer regulation, but we need to enforce the ones we have. make our tax structure more competitive on an international basis. we need to encourage corporations to either invest for growth in jobs we need to repatriate for the overseas dollars to be invested here in the united states and we need to do what a lot of other countries do, and that is to partner with small and medium-sized businesses to help to export. >> i'm so bummed because i want to talk to you more about this and unfortunately, we're out of time but i want to have you back so we can dive into this. david walker. let's talk for a second though about budgets and values. about how our government should reflect the values that we the people they represent, hold dear. so today this house committee votes to cut food aide and healt
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May 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
here in the united states. european leaders talked up the need for more economic growth today. darren gersh reports the likely forecast is more uncertainty. >> for only the second time in 50 years a socialist has been elected president of france. francoise hollande's victory this weekend is a clear rejection of the measures put in place to jolt the euro. >> this is an a cute phase of the silver and debt crisis. >> two main parties that had managed the party through the debt crisis emerged from parliamentary elections with less than a third of the combined vote. that could leave greece in limbo unable to form a new government. >> greece and france have rejected what is going on and how the incumbent leaders have dealt with the debt crisis. >> this is a potent gentially disrupt full mix for markets. >> jittery and uncertainty higher than ever. >> this is following an ominous pattern. those looking to clean up problems could lead to years and decades of growth. there is a fear there will be a spill over to the united states. >> the u.s. has a fiscal problem. but it's a medium to long te
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